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Nvidia to develop £200 Vista-capable laptop

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    Nvidia to develop £200 Vista-capable laptop

    Nvidia is working with Microsoft to develop a £200 version of its Ion laptop running Windows Vista Home Edition.

    Mike Ybarra, general manager for the Windows division at Microsoft, said, “What many people call a ‘netbook’ today is really a small notebook, and users expect it to perform like one. With Nvidia’s Ion platform combined with Windows Vista Home Premium, consumers will get an affordable, Windows experience in a small notebook or desktop PC.”

    Although manufacturers originally aimed to sell netbooks as low-cost, very limited mobile devices, primarily for web browsing and e-mail, the machines have proved fully capable of running business software and even some multimedia applications.

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